Development of DNA-Based Sexing Assays for Lake Sturgeon

Grant: # 0607

Grant Amount: $100,702.84

Board Decision Year: 2004

Purdue University - Dept. of Forestry and Nat. Resources (West Lafayette)

Dept. of Forestry and Nat. Resources

DeWoody, Andrew ( 765-496-6109

GLFT - Ecosystem Health and Sustainable Fish Populations-E - Ecological and biological fisheries research to inform management

Project Details

This project developed DNA markers that can identify the sex of lake sturgeon from nearly any tissue sample at any life history stage. This research greatly enhanced ongoing efforts to describe lake sturgeon distribution, abundance, and genetic variability.


Final Report